Medicinal plants of Kyrgyzstan
Open the reference medicinal plants. St. John's wort, mint, thyme, Valerian, motherwort, hawthorn, dog-rose, mother-and-stepmother, oregano, plantain, juniper, birch, cornflower, chamomile. All of this list of generous presents in Kyrgyzstan.…

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Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and its methods
The principles of traditional Chinese medicine largely coincide with my personal worldview of health, its value, perception of human — not as a mechanistic set of organs and tissues of…

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Headache from mint

Many refuse fatty foods, foods rich in preservatives, dyes, flavor enhancers and switching to a healthy diet, which can not be imagined without fresh juices and herbal teas. First place in the ranking of the components of the invigorating and healthy drinks to keep mint and lemon balm. They are easy to grow even on the window sill. How to do it correctly, says researcher at the regional Botanic garden of Love Kruglov.

Heart’s delight

And mint, and lemon balm are very useful, contain a lot of vitamins, possess medicinal properties. By the way, mint is a great addition to many dishes and cocktails, such as the famous Mojito. Due to the fact that the leaves of these plants look similar, they are often confused.

Lemon balm, aka Melissa – one of the major honey plants garden. In Greece its even called bee weed.

And Melissa is called heart’s delight, lady’s happiness, bee mint, liquor, a censer. Continue reading

Herbs

In the midst of the season of gathering medicinal plants. But, it turns out that the most popular herbs of those that we brewed in tea or taken in the form of teas have side effects that can harm the health.

IMPORTANT!

Do not confuse phyto-teas and herbal teas with normal tea. It is at least natural, but all the same medication, each of which has its indications, contraindications and side effects.

So whip cups as refreshing teas of mint or chamomile is not worth it. Safe dose – no more than 200 grams of broth per day. Try to stick to that.

Melissa

Included in the top five of the sedative herbs. Relieves anxiety, irritability, increases efficiency, helps to focus. Is a mild antispasmodic. Continue reading

Alternative medicine

Alternative medicine is a system of scientific knowledge and practical measures that are grouped for the purpose of detection, treatment and prevention of diseases, preservation and strengthening of health and working capacity of people, of life extension. Traditional medicine is the totality of people accumulated empirical knowledge about the healing medicine, medicinal herbs and hygiene practices, and their practical application of methods of alternative medicine to maintain health, prevent and treat disease.

Alternative medicine includes a wide range of treatments and practices. Some are from North America nineteenth century, such as chiropractic and naturopathy, some mentioned I roll my eyes, arose in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Germany, such as homeopathy and hydrotherapy, others are originated in China or India. These examples include some of the most common used methods. Most therapies can be considered as a part of five major classes: a biological approach, energy therapies, alternative medical systems, muscle and joint manipulation and treatment methods of the body through the mind. Continue reading